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Wanted: Harry Thompson’s “Hergé and His Creation”

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tybaltstone
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#11 · Posted: 7 Jun 2004 08:23 · Edited by: tybaltstone
I'm glad you said that Tintinrulz -I also thought '..New World' was terrible. I didn't finish it.

I very much like the Harry Thompson book, I don't know how many times I've read it - it's very well thumbed.
Tintinrulz
Member
#12 · Posted: 7 Jun 2004 08:44 · Edited by: Tintinrulz
I've borrowed "Tintin: Herge and His Creation" 4 or 5 times now from my library. Its very good though it needs more pictures.
massive
Member
#13 · Posted: 8 Jun 2004 00:04
Hey group starting member here.

I have "tintin and the world of Herge' and have read it several times; it gives a good overview of the books and a bit of Herge's life but really only on the early stuff. I don't get an idea of life in the studio but then agian maybe the idea was to centre on the books.

I did buy 'New world"; and found it increadibly insulting as a Tintin fan!! The cover by Roy Licktanstien(sp?) was very cool but other than that.....
nestor
Member
#14 · Posted: 22 Jul 2004 01:36
I had no idea "Herge and his creation" was so rare, and obviously neither did the book shop i bought it from for $NZ 5.50 (about 2 pounds!). its weird though, becase said shop had first edition english translations for over $NZ50!?
anyway, it is a very informative and comprehensive read.
GurraJG
Member
#15 · Posted: 22 Jul 2004 17:06
On amazon.co.uk I found two books by Harry Thompson. They are Tintin: Hergé and his Creation and Tintin: A Biography. What's the difference between the books?

-Gustav
tintinuk
Moderator Emeritus
#16 · Posted: 22 Jul 2004 18:23
Tintin: A Biography is the hardback edition, whereas Tintin: Hergé and his Creation is the newer paperback edition.
GurraJG
Member
#17 · Posted: 23 Jul 2004 12:13
Oh, thanks for clearing that up.

-Gustav

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